System Test Engineering Co-op




Raleigh, NC

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    Position summary


    Passionate people who want to make a difference drive our culture. Our team members are grounded in integrity, have a strong capacity to learn, the energy to get things done, and bring diverse, real world experiences to help us think in new ways. We actively invest in our team members to support their long-term growth so they can continue to advance our mission and achieve their highest potential.

    Join a team committed to taking big leaps forward for a global community of healthcare professionals and their patients. Together, let's advance the world of minimally invasive care. Job Description

    Primary Function of Position:

    The System Test function is responsible for Verification Testing of surgical robots. The primary function of this position is to design, develop, and execute test protocols for functional SW verification for intricate robotic surgical systems. This function will report to a System Test Engineering manager.

    Roles & Responsibilities:

    • Contribute to the development and execution of test protocols for functional SW and User Interface verification for intricate robotic surgical systems.
    • Contribute to design documentation for test protocols, results and reports and complete requirement tracing for all requirements using Polarion.
    • Logging and debugging issues within the issue tracking system.
    • Develop tests and scripts using Python that automate the testing process at a system level.
    • Learn the elements of the SW build process to effectively execute, monitor and troubleshoot as necessary.
    • Improve automatic testing and develop the next iteration of automatic script-based testing.
    • Work with Clinical and SW teams to debug User Interface issues.


    University Hiring Program Eligibility Requirements:

    • University Enrollment: Must be currently enrolled in and returning to an accredited degree-seeking academic program in the Fall.

    • Internship Work Period: Must be available to work full-time (approximately 40 hours per week) during a 10-16 week period starting May or June. Specific start dates are shared during the recruiting process.

    Skills, Experience, Education, & Training:

    • Current enrollment in an engineering discipline degree-seeking program (Biomedical Engineering, Bioengineering preferred) at the Bachelor's, Master's, or Doctorate level (minimum of 2 years Bachelor's degree completed).
    • Ability to write and execute effective test plans and protocol development is preferred.
    • Familiarity with scripting language, preferably Python for generation of automated tests.
    • Prefer familiarity with Human Factors and User Interface Testing.
    • Must work very well in a collaborative, fast paced and information environment, and will thrive under the pressure of doing something meaningful and needed.
    • Troubleshooting mind set.
    • Excellent documentation skills and ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization.
    • Capability of participating in all aspects of Design Control.

    Additional Information

    Due to the nature of our business and the role, please note that Intuitive and/or your customer(s) may require that you show current proof of vaccination against certain diseases including COVID-19. Details can vary by role.

    Intuitive is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees, and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, genetic information or any other status protected under federal, state, or local applicable laws.

    We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws.

    We provide market-competitive compensation packages, inclusive of base pay (paid at an hourly rate), benefits, and a housing allowance. It would not be typical for someone to be hired at the top end of range for the role, as actual pay will be determined based on several factors, including relevant skills and experience for this internship, degree-seeking academic program (PhD, Master's, Bachelor's, etc), year in school, and location. The hourly rate is prorated against the intern program salaries listed and total program compensation will be based on internship duration.

    Base Salary Range Region 1: $101,700 USD - $114,400 USD
    Base Salary Range Region 2: $86,400 USD - $97,200 USD
    Shift: Day
    Travel: None
    Workplace Type: Set Schedule - This job will be onsite weekly, the percentage of onsite work will be defined by the leader.

    Why you should apply for a job to Intuitive:

  • 80% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.